9pi wrote:Rewriting 50,000+ lines of code might take bravery, but ignoring the linux driver and just writing a new and simpler one from scratch (as I did for Plan 9) is a more manageable task.
Absolutely, especially if one does not need all the features such as support for cameras,
scanners, and a whole bunch of other peripherals.
A cut down version with just keyboard, mouse and perhaps HDD support would be more then adequate
for many experimental OS's.
If I'm not mistaken, DexOS is busy writing one for his DexBasic.